Folbre: A cooperative future?

UMass Economics Professor Nancy Folbre has published two new entries on possibilities for cooperative businesses in her regular Economix blog at the New York Times.

November 23, 2009, 7:45 am
The Case for Worker Co-ops
By NANCY FOLBRE

Worker-owned and -managed businesses combine the romance of entrepreneurship with a commitment to community, an economist writes. But are they better than traditional companies?

November 16, 2009, 6:32 am
Workers of the World, Incorporate
By NANCY FOLBRE
A move toward establishment of manufacturing cooperatives represents a new direction for the American labor movement, an economist writes.

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